Drinks

Summer Beer: Trends

Have We Reached Peak Beer?

Some of Portland’s foundational breweries are kicking the bucket. Maybe they're just doing it wrong.

06/25/2019 By Jason Notte

Summer Beer: Essay

Portland Women Love Craft Beer. Why Doesn’t It Love Them Back?

Brews aren’t just for beardy types, and Beervana—of all places—should know that.

06/25/2019 By Ramona DeNies

The Shakedown

IPA... Why Does Portland Love It So?

A hard look at Oregon’s signature craft brew

06/25/2019 By Portland Monthly Staff

Editor's Note

One Editor's Adventures in Homebrewing

Raise a pint to the professional brewers, Portland. They deserve it.

06/25/2019 By Marty Patail

News

The Tannery Bar Has Closed Suddenly

The popular, 6-year-old North Tabor cocktail spot served its last Old Fashioned on Thursday night.

06/10/2019 By Marty Patail

Local Booze

Ryan Reynolds Has Yet Another Must-Watch Aviation Gin Commercial for You

Come for the Reynolds's signature deadpan delivery. Stay for the Fyre Fest blowjob guy.

06/06/2019 By Marty Patail

Sports

The Timbers Are Bringing Back Thirsty Thursdays—Sort Of

There will be $2 hot dogs and $5 Coors Lights during Wednesday and Thursday games this season.

05/01/2019 By Marty Patail

Word of Mouth

Wild Salads to Elaborate Cocktails, Quaintrelle Is Ready for Its Close-Up

Come for the drinks. Stay for the... brussels sprouts?

04/23/2019 By Karen Brooks

Eat With Your Eyes

First Look: Scotch Lodge, a Swanky Cocktail Cave from Tommy Klus, Opens May 2

The bar "with a scotch problem" will debut with an all-star cast inside the former Biwa space.

04/18/2019 By Ramona DeNies

Beer

The Wild Story Behind the Military Plane Inside Vagabond Brewing

The Salem-based brewery expanded to Portland in February—and promptly got an annoyed visit from the US Air Force.

04/17/2019 By Ryan Ashby

Beer

Threshold Brewing & Blending Wants to Become a Cozy Montavilla Staple

Open since February, the 10-barrel Montavilla neighborhood brewery is pouring a small but excellent lineup of hazy IPAs and farmhouse ales.

04/05/2019 By Ryan Ashby

Beer

Assembly Brewing Is the Detroit-Style Pizza Joint Foster-Powell Needs

Assembly is also one of a handful of minority-owned breweries in the US.

03/26/2019 By Ryan Ashby

Beer News

Great Notion Brewing Unveils Its Long-Awaited NW Expansion

Opening today, the location has been in the works for over two years.

03/04/2019 By Ryan Ashby

Pour

Classic Basque Cider Comes to the Columbia River Gorge

Cascade Locks cidery Son of Man makes a wild-fermented quaff that's funky and salty.

02/26/2019 By Ramona DeNies

Beer

35-Year-Old Bridgeport Brewing Is Turning Off Its Taps

Portland's oldest remaining brewery is gone for good. The Pearl District brewpub will be open until March 10.

02/12/2019 By Marty Patail

Beer

Widmer's North Portland Brewpub Closes After Almost 23 Years

"With ... increased competition, we have struggled to make the pub financially sustainable," the company said in a Facebook post.

01/22/2019 By Marty Patail

Food Event Spotlight

Get Ready for the Northwest's First Basque-Style Cidery

Son of Man, based in Cascade Locks, taps its first wild cider in February. To that, we say txotx!

12/19/2018 By Ramona DeNies

Booze

Ryan Reynolds Drops Hilarious New Ad for Portland-Made Aviation Gin

"An American original ... now owned by a Canadian."

12/13/2018 By Marty Patail

Pour

These Batch Cocktails Take Holiday Punch to the Next Level

Let the festivities begin.

11/20/2018 By Ramona DeNies

Fall Drinking

5 Cozy, Sweater-Weather Cocktails for Fall

Goodbye, margarita slushies; hello, apple brandy milkshakes.

10/01/2018 By Emma Luthy